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An example use of reserve in a speech by a native speaker of british english:
“… not on the reserve you can be shot down …”
Reserve means to keep something for future use.
the word reserve occurs in english on average 26.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.
it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that reserve can be often used in the following areas:
1) business and work;
2) people, society, and culture;